RED DEER, Alta. - Lukas Sutter scored the winning goal late in the second period as the Saskatoon Blades defeated the Red Deer Rebels 2-1 on Saturday in Western Hockey League action.
Dalton Thrower also scored for the Blades (16-6-1).
Colten Mayer scored the lone goal for the Rebels (14-5-3).
Andrey Makarov made 43 saves for the win while Patrik Bartosak stopped 37 shots in defeat.
Saskatoon went 1-for-4 on the power play as Red Deer went 0-for-4.